Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries and localities to keep a close watch on weather developments and take measures to deal with the consequences of downpours, whirlwinds, lightning and hail.
In Hanoi, the weather is cool throughout the week, with the lowest temperature of 18-21 degrees Celsius, cold at night and in the early morning.
VOV.VN -Lightning occurred in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 29 , killing a woman and seriously wounding a man.
More than 220 people died or went missing, while damage totaled US$660 million a year due to unseasonal rains, landslides, erosion, whirlwinds and lightning between 2011 and 2015.
(VOV) -A downpour in August 26 evening heavily flooded several streets in the capital city of Hanoi.
Lightning killed three workers and injured two others in central Ninh Thuan province on October 3 afternoon.
(VOV) -Heavy rain mixed with thunder and lightning killed three children and injured three others in the north-western province of Lao Cai on July 19.
(VOV) - Five people were confirmed dead and two others remain missing after typhoon Rammasun hit northern mountainous localities on July 19.
(VOV) - Two farmers were killed and two others injured by a lightning while working in the rice field on October 8.
At least six people were killed and 9 other seriously injured after lightning struck Yen Thanh district of the central province of Nghe An on May 16.